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around the middle east and not talking about the rise of jih jihadists and groups in libya that our intelligence officers saw coming and warned about in the months and weeks preceding the benghazi attack. although no tactical warning this particular attack was coming. the other issue is the overall house gop investigation has been done fragmentarily with the house armed services committee and oversight committees all doing different investigations and in some cases, coming to different conclusions. the fact that john boehner is now having one special committee to investigate all of this is significant and i think the catalyst for that decision from the house speaker was the fact that this important e-mail from the perspective of the republicans was basically kept from congress until about two weeks ago. >> i think that benghazi has become a catch phrase for so many different complaints about the administration by its critics. do you think now there could be specificity to gain traction? when i sat down with the president as this was all unfolding in the first go-round, what was on p
guy. nobody disagrees with that. when we talk about libya, north africa, the arab spring, the popular rueful, the people wanted the dictator out -- however much we disagreed with them, he was duly elected. let ukrainian sandal that. syntel because he turned back to russia and away from the european union, we have to get back to what what makes our country strong. it just does not fly when we say that we really need to punish russia for doing something that we would probably do if it happened to us. host: those are presidential elections set for the ukraine on the 25th of may. there is the territorial phot on the 11th of may. on the 11th of may. alberta is in jacksonville, florida. make sure you mute your television or radio and go ahead. put you on hold and we will come back to you. also in jacksonville, philip. philip in jacksonville. we lost you. let's go back to alberta. i think you're getting a little confused. we will move onto to nancy in lagrange, georgia. caller: i hope i am still a democrat. i don't think the sanctions are effective. i heard on msnbc that mr. putin signed a c
the president was doing september 11, 2012, when for americans died in libya when it was being attacked. these e-mails as you know by now from our reporting also deal with exactly who was writing what the american public would be told about that response, so on and so forth. we fully expect somebody in the crowd might ask the president about this. this would be the first time he would speak since these e-mails came to light. you heard the president talking about ukraine, the other big news between ukraine and russia is a victim shooting down helicopters. the big news writes now, the select committee. >> that came out while president obama was speaking. john boehner pleadings would call for a vote to investigate benghazi. that is what a lot of republicans have been saying all along. if those reporters have their blackberries on them, i am sure those are more astute reporters to answer questions for president obama, now that we have a select committee, no more reductions. martha: you have not settled on a chairperson for that committee. they di do not know the size ofe committee but this is going
says it was about the wider middle east and not specifically about libya. >> the e-mail was about protests around the region. if you want to tell me today that the protest and, again -- >> but benghazi was part of it, right? >> right. i want to refer you to the cia talking points on that. most people remember there were demonstrations around the region that were in reaction to what people felt was an offensive video. >> you were being cautious. you're saying there's an investigation there. that's 9/12. why on 9/14 is ben rhodes writing an e-mail saying judgments this was inspired by a video. why wasn't it we don't know. >> do you need a copy of the cia report? >> i've read them. >> it is a cut and paste from the talking points which much to your disappointment turned out to be produced by the cia. >> mark halperin, that's just not true. first of all, here's nancy pelosi. i think she said it best right here when she said benghazi, benghazi, benghazi. >> what i will say is benghazi, benghazi, benghazi. why aren't we talking about something else? whatever was in that -- what i know o
. >> thanks very much. >> you bet. >>> the fallout from the deadly 2012 attack in benghazi, libya, is seizing the spotlight once again at congressional hearings in washington. the attack on a diplomatic compound you may remember killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. they accuse the government of a coverup. dana bash has more. >> reporter: new ammunition for republicans and what they call a white house coverup surrounding the 2012 deadly attack in be benghazi, libya. >> it is disturbing and almost criminal that these documents were held by the obama administration from congress and the public. >> reporter: newly released documents, an e-mail from ben rhodes giving what the gop calls political advice to then u.n. ambassador susesan rice ahead o her press conferences. the e-mail urged rice to underscore that these protests are rooted in an internet video and not a broader failure of policy. >> this is the closest thing to a smoking gun that i've seen. >> republicans call this proof that the white house quashed the real reason for the attack, terrorism, because that would have contr
--- e to portray obama libya policy as a success. and the jihadists that killed our ambassador and three other civilians. and, c, far from being disamated, as the president claimed during the campaign and even after the september 11 violence in egypt and libya, al lied jihadist al in muslim countries. indeed they had been strengthened by the president's pro-islamist policies. the explosive emails that have surfaced thanks to the perseverance of judicial watch make explicit what has long been obvious. susan rice, the president's confident and ambassador to the strategically chosen to have appearances on five different television broadcasts the sunday after the massacre. she was coached about what to say by other members of the president's inner circle. one of the emails refers expressly to a, quote, prep call, unquote, that ambassador rice had with several administration officials on late saturday afternoon right before her sunday show appearances. the tangle webb of deception spun -- -- the tangle web of deception spun by the administration was to distance the white house and the preside
outcomes. >> we had a guest here who complained that when we saw similar images in libya and ukraine, members of the senate took to the floor and demanded action, but when it was south sudan, silence. your reaction. >> well, i can see where that argument comes from. i think a lot of people are very frustrated, policy makers around the globe, as to how to get to these two leaders, the president and former president, and how to change their calculations. i don't think some sort of international intervention is on the table here, but there really is a good deal of attention that's going to this. it's not so much why don't people care, it's how can we change their behavior and so far, we're coming up empty. >> how will john kerry's presence at the peace talks be received given the recent threat of u.s. sanctions? >> i think the symbolism of his direct involvement is going to be a good thing, and i suspect there may be conversations about those sanctions and how they can be most impactful. a lot depends on the region, on neighboring countries. it's good to hear secretary kerry is meeting
.s. intervention in libya. is torpose of the hearing examine political and economic challenges facing libya and whether policy changes made during the multilateral intervention may have contributed to these challenges. that is live today on c-span 3 and 9:30 this morning. coming up next, we will talk with rob bishop, chairman of the house natural resources subcommittee about who should control public land. then we will talk with a democratic congressman, member of the budget committee. we will be right back. >> almost 5000 students enter this year's student cam contest. we talked with the top prize winners about the documentary. all decidedwhere we that this was going to be our topic was one that was an article on fracking in our local newspaper. it said that fracking was happening two miles from our house. it is a national problem and a local problem. verythen on, we were passionate about the subject and it seemed obvious that that is what our subject should be. to life.s essential everyone requires food to live. i figured the fact that a lot of people do not know what is being done to our
, libya that killed four americans newly released e-mails say the white house blamed the attack on an e-mail to deflect attention to policies. interviews days after the attacks saying she should quote, underscore these protests are rooted in an zernt internet video and not a broader failure of policy. and that's what she said. >> and reaction to this very offensive video that was disseminated. >> reporter: the white house has long insisted rice's talking points came from the intelligence communities but the e-mail is written by a top political aide and the cia director told congress the intelligence community didn't agree with what rice said. >> when she talked about the video, my reaction is that is not something that the analysts have attributed this attack to. >> reporter: the white house insists she didn't change the story at all but released in response to a lawsuit demanding all benghazi related e-mails. >> why were you holding back this information? why was the e-mail not turned over to the congress? this is directly relevant. why did you hold it back? >> john, again -- >> why di
on september 11th, 2012, in benghazi, libya. four americans murdered by a coordinated terror attack. most likely from an al qaeda affiliate. not one person has been brought to justice in the attack. not one. five days after the murders, u.n. ambassador susan rice said this to the world. the information, the best information and the best assessment we have today is that, in fact, this was not a preplanned, premeditated attack, that what happened initially was it was a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired in cairo as a consequence of the video. >> that was not true. that was not even close to being true. and a variety of people told the white house it was not true. yet, ambassador rice said what she said. yesterday, the watchdog group judicial watch released the damning truth which it procured through the freedom of information act. a memo written by senior white house advisor ben rhodes dated september 14th says that ms. rice was prepped to, quote: underscore that these protests are rooted in an internet video and not a broader failure of policy. again, that despite cia people
of colorado. moving ahead of all politicians and then if you look at that libya and syria president's ready to go in militarily congress is ready to dot the i's and cross the t's on how to do that. on the whole eighty percent of americans want don't want to do that well that's a good thing. i just wish i just wish of congress would catch up to the fact that to this spending is not sustainable if they don't fix this up. we're gonna find ourselves in a monetary crisis were defined as those without a country the government trust among young voters those between the ages of about eighteen and twenty nine a new poll surveying on america's political attitudes released by harvard university's institute of politics is a family meals. i'd composite trust index is called which at the level of trust on average in six different institutions the peasants the us military supreme court that the government and united nations is to dramatically in just two years from thirty nine two years ago. all the way i'm thirty one two years ago all the way down to laugh. sorry the tears and thirty one. in mid april. f
for this august 14 riot were actually in libya at the time. so, this really does not satisfy even the basic requirements of due process, and, of course, this is the same judge who last month sentenced to 529 people to death. on that same day, the other day, he commuted all but 37 of those death sentences. that is still a very high number for egypt and law. if we want to make a comparison, following the assassination of 1981,yptian president in 5 people were sentenced to death . >> let's bring in mohamed sudan, foreign relations secretary of the vitamin justice party the , political wing of the muslim brotherhood. could you explain the response of the muslim brotherhood to this verdict? to assure allnt of what was just said, but added one thing from my perspective about what went on in court. it is not all one judge. judges.ree judges are three under pressure from egyptian intelligence to issue verdicts, unbelievable verdict. no one can believe it. the judges, they are supreme judges, they are not young judges. number one, they released those in the revolution, and now issue acoming to verdi
. so god forbid we expose our policy is a failure in libya. it has been 20 months, bill. we didn't even get this e-mail. congress is supposed to provide the oversight. >> the white house argues this only reinforces what we were saying in the beginning. we were working on the best assessment we had at the time. >> here is the first follow-up question. site all of the intelligence and evidence indicating a video was connected to benghazi. go. there is none. there was nothing to support this narrative other than a desire to deflect attention from their ineffective policy. rather than saying we don't know what caused the attack they went to this video in cairo or this narrative a filmmaker in california is the cause of the four murdered americans because week -- we can -- not say it was our failed policy. site the evidence. sdwl >> what is next? >> you would hope my colleagues in the house would be upset that a private industry is getting more information than we are that would we would use the information we have to compel research. >> does this change what you thought about how hilary cli
for much more open-ended instability. >> thank you for that. gunmen have stormed the forcingnt in libya, lawmakers to postpone a vote for a new prime minister to take on the lawlessness gripping the north african nation. the libyan parliament attacked again. this is what the assembly's hallway looks like after a group of gunmen stormed it tuesday after opening fire. >> we were taken by surprise. told us that the gunman trying to penetrate the building had shot at the windows. was allegedly to block the election of a new prime minister. the previous one resigned earlier this month am only five days into the job, after his family had been threatened. tuesday morning before the shooting, dnp's held the first 's held the first vote. the final election was postponed until next week. made the first round, we our selections. we will support the candidate who gets at least 120 ballots. the libyan parliament has been attacked several times in recent months, including an early march shooting in which two lawmakers were injured. libyan leaders have been unable to rein in former rebel brigades . be
president obama's image following the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the e-mails were obtained by the conservative watchdog group judicial watch. one was sent by white house communications adviser ben rhodes who is the brother of cbs news s president david rhodes. it lists one goal as, quote, to underscore that these protests are rooted in an inter234ed video and not a broader failure of policy. four americans were killed in the attack by militants on the u.s. consulate including ambassador christopher stevens. initially they linked the attack to the reaction to an anti-islam video rather than an islam militant. the white house said it was just stating the facts known at the time. the white house claims these e-mails are the smoking gun that shows the administration was trying to shield the president during the 2012 election. and you can see more on the benghazi e-mails coming up on "cbs this morning." >>> now, the state of oklahoma is investigating a bon. execution. oklahoma was using a new drug combination to execute clayton lockett. after ten minutes prison official
. double whammy for the president. he had a military action in libya, would thank would show chaos resulted and show terrorists are acting against and killing americans and he says al-qaeda is on the up and bin laden is done. he also said let's reinforce the president's strength on challenges. this is saturday night, everybody important in the administration is cced on this. senator kelly ayotte, who has been all over it, she said this about what this all means. >> we always said r did the video reference come from? now we know it came from the white house. the president is claiming he had been a good foreign policy president, that he had al-qaeda on the run. the other thing in this set of e-mail here that's very troubling is this reference to make sure you mention that al-qaeda has been destroyed. then you saw ambassador rice on every single sunday show saying al-qaeda has been decimated. >> so that e-mail was from ben rhodes who was the deputy national security advisor and maybe -- if you're going think, if it's not the white house trying to be political, which is it clearly looks like w
. another three-day strike is planned next week. >>> in libya the vote for the new prime minister was stopped when gunmen stormed the building and open fired. it linked two of the defeated candidates running for prime minister. several people were injured. this is set to be the final vote to replace the outgoing prime minister who stepped down when armed fighters attacked its family. and iraq preparations are under way to hold the first national elections since u.s. troops withdrew more than two years ago. at least 17 people were injured in two bombings in baghdad. the violence has risen since iraq fighting in anbar province and there are concerns that security will not be able to prevent violence. >> reporter: people in baghdad take advantage of the holiday declared for the elections and try and relax despite the violence that has hit this city in the last few days. massive security operations are under way. the air space is closed flights, shops are shut and there is a 10:00 p.m. curfew. despite that, people say they will vote. >> i'm optimistic for two reasons. number one, i th
for next week. >>> in libya a vote to choose a prime minister was stopped when gunmen stormed a building and opened fire. they were linked to a defeated candidate. several were inclurd. this -- injured. it was said to be the time vote to replace a prime minister that stepped down when arm fighters attacked his familily. >>> directions since u.s. troops were removed. 7 people were injured in baghdad. sectarian violence has risen since fighters have been driven from anbar problems. there's concerns security will not be able to prevent the violence there. imran khan reports. >> reporter: people in baghdad take advantage of the holiday declared for the elections and relax, despite violence that hits the city. a massive security operation is under way. shops and offices are shut. there's a 10:00 pm curfew. despite that people will vote. >> i'm optimistic for two reasons, number one, i think people will vote for a change. the second. even people who don't want to change will vote because they don't want to feel cheated. >> baghdad is relatively save. the army has been involved in a conflict wi
into what went wrong in benghazi, libya. you'll remember four americans were killed in a terror attack there in september of 2012. september 11 to be exact, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, christopher stevens. chief intelligence correspondent is live in washington with the breaking details. katherine? >> thank you, jon. good morning. new benghazi documents released through a freedom of information act lawsuit lead directly to the white house and suggest the senior adviser to president obama played essential rule, susan rice, for her controversial sunday show appearances where she wrongly blamed an internet video for the terrorist attack. among the more than 100 pages of documents released through judicial watch is a september 14, 2012 email from ben, an assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for strategic communications. this email with the subject line prep call with susan states that one of the goals for her national tv appearances was, quote, to underscore that these protests are in the internet video and not a broader failure of policy. the email wa
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